Fall 2014 Concert Schedule

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All concerts are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Click here for a PDF of the Fall 2014 Rhodes Music Department Concert Calendar.

 

Thursday-Friday, September 18-19
“Rhodes Less Travelled: New and Experimental Music Festival”

• September 18 & 19 at noon
Open Air Concerts
Featuring minimalist music by Terry Riley and Louis Andriessen
Briggs North Patio

• September 18, 7:30 p.m.
New Music from Modern Day Composers
Featuring Rhodes faculty and friends
Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 613 University St.

• September 19, 7:30 p.m.
New Music for Orchestra and Winds
Featuring premiere performances of music with
student musicians from Rhodes College and the University of Memphis   
Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 613 University St.

 

Sunday, September 21, 7:30 p.m.
Joyce Cobb & the Rhodes Jazz Band

Rhodes Night at the Levitt Shell
Featuring the Rhodes Jazz Band and Rhodes Faculty Players
The Levitt Shell in Overton Park
Free and open to the public
Sponsored by the Mike Curb Institute for Music at Rhodes College

 

Monday, September 22, 7:30 p.m.
Faculty Concert Series:  Brian Ray, piano

Works by Haydn, Beethoven, Chopin, and Rachmaninov
Tuthill Performance Hall/Hassell Hall

 

Sunday, September 28, 7:00 p.m.
BealeCanto, A Professional Men’s Vocal Ensemble

Guest Artist Concert
Sanctuary on the Square
104 N. Rowlett St., Collierville TN

 

Wednesday, October 1, 6:00 p.m.
An Evening of Parisian Jazz

Lecture by Jeff Jackson
Music by Le Tumulte Noir
Hardie Auditorium/Palmer Hall
Co-sponsored by the Alliance Francaise de Memphis,
Mike Curb Institute, and Rhodes College Departments of
Music, History, and Modern Languages and Literatures

 

Tuesday, October 7, 4:00 p.m.
First Tuesdays at 4 Concert Series: The Rhodes Faculty Jazz Players

Featuring Mike Assad, John Bass, Gerald Stephens,
 Bob Sunda, and Carl Wolfe
Fisher Garden (rain location is Evergreen Presbyterian Church)
Reception to follow

 

Wednesday, October 8, 7:30 p.m.
Faculty Recital Series: Iren Zombor, cello and Brian Ray, piano

Works by Stravinsky and Barber
Tuthill Performance Hall/Hassell Hall

 

Sunday, October 12, 4:00 p.m.
Fall Choral Concert: “Songs of Darkness and Light”

Rhodes Singers, Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus
Mona Kreitner and William Skoog, conductors
St. George’s Episcopal Church
2425 S. Germantown Rd., Germantown TN

 

Monday, October 13, 7:30 p.m.
Rhodes Orchestra & Wind Ensemble Concert: “Retrospective”

Leah McGray, conductor
Music for winds, strings and percussion,
 featuring works of George Frideric Handel
Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 613 University St.

 

Monday, October 27, 7:30 p.m.
Faculty Concert Series:  Gerald Stephens, piano

Gerald’s tunes and other pieces
Tuthill Performance Hall/Hassell Hall

 

Thursday, October 30, 7:30 p.m.
Guest Artist Recital: John Johns, guitar

Works by Visée, Diabelli, Giuliani, Tárrega, Merlin, Reis and Guimaraes
Tuthill Performance Hall/Hassell Hall
Sponsored by the Curb Institute for Music

 

Tuesday, November 4, 4:00 p.m.
First Tuesdays at 4 Concert Series: Music of Samuel Barber

Featuring Rhodes College music faculty
Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 613 University St.
Reception to follow

Wednesday, November 5, 7:30 p.m.
Jazz at Café Eclectic

Featuring the Rhodes Jazz Combos
Café Eclectic, 603 N. McLean

 

Saturday, November 8, 7:30 p.m.
Rhodes MasterSingers Chorale and Memphis Symphony Orchestra

“An American Requiem” by James DeMars
  Sabrina Laney Warren, H. Stephen Smith and Richard Todd Payne, soloists
“Lux Aeterna” by Morten Lauridsen 
William Skoog, conductor
Evergreen Presbyterian Church, 613 University St.
Tickets: $15; $10 Rhodes faculty and staff; $5 students with I.D.
Sponsored by the Mike Curb Institute for Music at Rhodes College

 

Thursday, November 13, 7:30 p.m.
Rhodes Chamber Music Concert

Select student chamber ensembles perform classical and contemporary works
Tuthill Performance Hall/Hassell Hall

 

Sunday, November 16, 7:00 p.m.
Faculty Concert Series: Bob Sunda, jazz bass

Bob and friends perform original and classic jazz
Tuthill Performance Hall/Hassell Hall

 

Wednesday, November 19, 7:30 p.m.
Rhodes Orchestra & Wind Ensemble Concert: “Song and Dance”

Leah McGray, conductor
Music for strings, woodwinds and percussion,
 featuring Danzon No. 2 by Arturo Márquez
McCallum Ballroom/Bryan Campus Life Center

 

Thursday, November 20, 7:30 p.m.
Swing Dance Night!

The Rhodes Jazz Band
John Bass, director
McCallum Ballroom/Bryan Campus Life Center
Free swing dance lessons with Red Hot Lindy Hop
at 6:30; concert at 7:30

 

Tuesday, December 2, 4:00 p.m.
First Tuesdays at 4 Concert Series: University of Memphis Collegium Musicum

17th-century music for strings and winds by Schmelzer, Biber, Purcell, Marini and others
Kenneth Kreitner, director
Tuthill Performance Hall/Hassell Hall
Reception to follow

 

Sunday, December 7, 7:00 p.m.  
28th Annual Rhodes College Christmas at St. Mary’s Concert

Rhodes Singers, Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus
Mona Kreitner and William Skoog, conductors
Featuring music of the Christmas season
St. Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, 700 Poplar Ave.

 

Friday, December 19, 7:30 p.m.
A BealeCanto Christmas

BealeCanto, A Professional Men’s Chamber Ensemble
William Skoog, artistic director
Calvary Episcopal Church, 102 N. Second St.